FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The NFL and NFLPA, through recent discussions, have been
working on a resolution to the anthem issue. In order to allow this
constructive dialogue to continue, we have come to a standstill agreement on the
NFLPA’s grievance and on the NFL’s anthem policy. No new rules relating to the
anthem will be issued or enforced for the next several weeks while these
confidential discussions are ongoing.
The NFL and NFLPA reflect the great values of America,
which are repeatedly demonstrated by the many players doing extraordinary work
in communities across our country to promote equality, fairness and justice.
Our shared focus will remain on finding a
solution to the anthem issue through mutual, good faith commitments, outside of